10 Mar '12, 7pm

Hold the Meat, Eat Some More Plants | Care2 Causes

Hold the Meat, Eat Some More Plants | Care2 Causes

When I decided to become a vegetarian some 30 years ago, many people worried about how I was going to get enough protein. There was a copy of France Moore Lappé’s Diet For A Small Planet (1971) in my parents’ house and, after reading it, I was sure it was possible to get enough protein even without meat. Besides eggs and cheese and such, there was of course tofu; my family is Chinese-American and frequently ate tofu already. Plus, as I came to learn, generations of my ancestors in peasant villages in southern China had subsisted on little meat, slicing it thin to make a little go a long way with their vegetables and rice. As Seattle-based dietician Andy Bellatti writes on Grist , there is protein in almost every food, vegetables included. Indeed, while eating less animal protein is “by and large, the most environmentally friendly dietary decision one can make,” Bellatti ar...

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Should You Eat Organic Food? via @zite

Should You Eat Organic Food? via @zite

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Should Election Day Be On a Weekend? | Care2 Causes

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Is It Unamerican to be Anti-Gay? | Care2 Causes

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Aliens Invade Antarctica | Care2 Causes

Aliens Invade Antarctica | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 11am

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Genetically Modified Pigs for Human Consumption...

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SC Blog Update: OpenRice Eat and Be Merry Contest

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Do Books Make Us Human? | Care2 Causes

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The Future of Water | Care2 Causes

The Future of Water | Care2 Causes

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 7pm

“If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water — unless we chan...